Necropsy survey of gastric ulcers in a population of aged donkeys: prevalence, lesion description and risk factors.

@article{Burden2009NecropsySO,
  title={Necropsy survey of gastric ulcers in a population of aged donkeys: prevalence, lesion description and risk factors.},
  author={Faith Burden and Jack Gallagher and Alexandra K. Thiemann and Andrew F Trawford},
  journal={Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience},
  year={2009},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={
          287-93
        }
}
There is no information about the prevalence of gastric ulceration in donkeys or potential risk factors for its presence in donkeys. The donkey is a stoic, hardy animal that has not previously been thought to suffer from this disease. However, gastric ulceration was found to be a problem in a population of non-working UK donkeys resident at the Donkey Sanctuary and its prevalence was estimated by examining necropsy data over a 2-year period during 2005 to 2006. Associations with clinical and… CONTINUE READING

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